[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#923478: initscripts use unsafe `: >` shell command to create files
zeha at debian.org
Mon Apr 29 01:44:30 BST 2019
* Dmitry Bogatov <KAction at debian.org> [190429 01:14]:
> [2019-04-26 13:17] Chris Hofstaedtler <zeha at debian.org>
> > > According my experiments, it will. Even if I remove this code, something
> > > (login/getty, maybe?) still creates /var/run/utmp, root:root.
> > Which init was used in your experiments?
Note that the comment citing the preconditions is not telling the
entire story on modern systems.
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